Month: May 2015
First Canon Rebel SL2 specs leaked on the web
Some gossip talks have suggested that Canon will make the switch to an electronic viewfinder when it comes to its entry-level DSLRs. However, a set of Canon Rebel SL2 specs has been leaked online and it contradicts the rumors, as the camera will come packed with an optical viewfinder and several features taken from the EOS 750D.
Upcoming Sony A6000-series camera set to replace the NEX-7
Sony has not abandoned the plans to announce its E-mount, FE-mount, and RX-series cameras. It appears that the event will take place in late May, albeit it could slip into June. Either way, it appears that the mysterious Sony A6000-series camera is actually an NEX-7 replacement, not an A6000 successor, as initially believed.
Ricoh GR II compact camera registered at Postel
Ricoh is on the verge of announcing a new premium compact camera. The product in question has been registered on the website of Postel, an Indonesian agency that approves consumers’ devices among others. The camera consists of the Ricoh GR II, which will replace the original GR, launched back in Spring 2013.
New Canon f/2.8 wide-angle zoom lens rumored once again
The Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L USM is one of the best lenses out there. However, its high price makes it inaccessible to most photographers. The EOS maker has a viable alternative and it consists of a successor to the EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM. The new Canon f/2.8 wide-angle zoom lens might also be released sooner than first expected.
Professional Canon underwater camera allegedly in the works
Canon is rumored to be working on a different product than those that you can find on the market. The rumor mill has sparked gossip talks about a professional Canon underwater camera that would not need a special underwater case. Moreover, it would be a high-end model with top specs and it could come to a store near you soon.
Canon begins testing the EOS 5D Mark IV DSLR
One of the most sought-after full-frame DSLR cameras has just been mentioned by the rumor mill once again. According to a reliable insider, Canon has begun testing the EOS 5D Mark IV. The DSLR is now in the hands of a few select photographers and it is expected to become official sometime in the fourth quarter of 2015.
Panasonic G7 announced with 4K support and better design
Panasonic has just revealed the long-rumored Lumix G7 mirrorless camera. The shooter is official with a 16-megapixel Micro Four Thirds sensor that is capable of recording videos at a resolution of 4K. Moreover, new 4K Photo modes have been introduced, while the design has been improved when compared to that of the Lumix G6.
Fujifilm introduces Fujinon XF 90mm f/2 R LM WR lens
Fujifilm has revealed a new lens. This time, it is not a wide-angle optic, instead the Japanese company has set its sight on portrait, sports, and event photographers. The new Fujinon XF 90mm f/2 R LM WR lens is weathersealed, so it will be perfect for outdoor photo sessions and for users who want to keep a distance to their subjects.
Fujifilm X-T10 unveiled with new autofocus system and more
Following months of gossip talks, Fujifilm has finally introduced the cheaper version of the weathersealed X-T1 camera. The Fujifilm X-T10 is here without weathersealing, instead offering a new autofocus system along with a built-in flash among others. It will be ready in time for the summer vacation as it is coming in June.
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Lily Camera flies on its own and records full HD videos
The most recent drone that can follow you around just like a pet has been unveiled by Lily Robotics. The product in question is called Lily Camera, a drone with a built-in camera that flies on its own and is capable of tracking all your moves. The quadcopter is available for pre-order now and shipping begins next year.
First Panasonic G7 photos show up on the web
In anticipation of the launch of a new Panasonic camera, a trusted source has revealed the first images of the shooter. The first Panasonic G7 photos are showing that the Micro Four Thirds camera will suffer some design changes when compared to its predecessor. Overall, it looks better and it will catch the eyes of the buyers.
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New Fuji X-T10 photos reveal a few design changes
While Fujifilm is preparing the launch of a new X-mount mirrorless camera. The rumor mill is leaking more and more photos as well as details about the upcoming model. The latest Fuji X-T10 leaks are showing the design changes when compared to the Fuji X-T1, such as the alterations of the button placement and dial functionality.
More Panasonic G7 specs confirmed by trusted source
Panasonic is on the verge of introducing a new mirrorless interchangeable lens camera with a Micro Four Thirds sensor. Before the device’s imminent launch, a reliable source has provided more Panasonic G7 specs, which reaffirm the fact that it will be capable of shooting 4K videos as well as contradicting some earlier reports.
Fujifilm XF 90mm f/2 R LM WR lens photos and specs leaked
Alongside the X-T10 camera, Fujifilm will also announce a new lens, whose development has already been confirmed. Before the May 18 announcement event, the specs and photos of the Fujifilm XF 90mm f/2 R LM WR lens have been leaked on the web. The telephoto prime will be weathersealed, but it will not offer OIS technology.
Panasonic FZ300 registered alongside G7 and GX8 cameras
Panasonic is on the verge of announcing three new cameras. The rumor mill has already confirmed that the G7 and GX8 Micro Four Thirds cameras are coming. The two models have just been registered on Wi-Fi Alliance’s website, but an unknown model has also been mentioned alongside them: the Panasonic FZ300.
Olympus 7-14mm f/2.8 PRO lens unveiled for Micro Four Thirds cameras
The final Olympus announcement of the day consists of the M.Zuiko Digital ED 7-14mm f/2.8 PRO lens, which completes the company’s holy trinity of f/2.8 optics. The Olympus 7-14mm f/2.8 PRO lens joins the 12-40mm and 40-150mm optics in order to offer an f/2.8 aperture from 14-300mm when considering the 35mm equivalent.
Olympus 8mm f/1.8 Fisheye PRO lens revealed for MFTs
Back at the CP+ 2015 event in February, Olympus announced the development of the M.Zuiko Digital ED 8mm f/1.8 Fisheye PRO lens. The product has shed its development status and it is now official. The Olympus 8mm f/1.8 Fisheye PRO lens is real and it will be released for Micro Four Thirds users this summer.
Olympus introduces Titanium E-M5 Mark II Limited Edition kit
Olympus has just made a special announcement. The company has introduced a Limited Edition kit of one of its OM-D Micro Four Thirds cameras. Without much further ado, the Titanium E-M5 Mark II version is official and it will offer special goodies for the buyers. In total, only 7,000 units will be made, making it a collector’s piece.
Fujifilm X-T1 firmware update 4.0 release date set for June
If you are a Fujifilm X-T1 owner, then you will be pleased to hear that the company has announced the firmware version 4.0 for both the X-T1 and the X-T1 Graphite Silver Edition. The Fujifilm X-T1 firmware update 4.0 will comes packed with a few autofocus improvements and other new functions at the end of June 2015.